Haines, AK (Klukwan)




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About Haines, AK (Klukwan)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Klukwan real estate is primarily composed of apartments and renters, so no median house value data are available. The average rental price in Klukwan is currently $1,028, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 92.6% of Alaska neighborhoods.

Klukwan is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Haines, Alaska.

Klukwan real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Klukwan neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Klukwan. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 55.6%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 99.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods dominated by new construction that is not yet occupied. But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Haines, the Klukwan neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

Would you like to be able to ride your bike to work? If you are attracted to the idea of getting a little exercise of the two-wheeled type while reducing your carbon footprint, bicycling to work might be the answer. But which neighborhood you live in can make this either impossible, or alternatively, a great and realistic option. NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that the Klukwan neighborhood is a fantastic option for bicycle commuters, as 33.3% of commuters here do ride their bikes to and from work on a daily basis. This is a higher amount than we found in 100.0% of the neighborhoods in America.

Also, more people in Klukwan choose to walk to work each day (23.3%) than almost any neighborhood in America. If you are attracted to the idea of being able to walk to work, this neighborhood could be a good choice.

Finally, in the Klukwan neighborhood, many people's commute means walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that 11.8% of residents worked from home. This may not seem like a large number, but Scout's research shows that this is a higher percentage of people working from home than 95.9% of the neighborhoods in America. Often people who work from home are engaged in the creative or technological economy, such as is found in areas around Boston, and in Silicon Valley. Other times, people may be engaged in other businesses like trading stocks from home, or running a small beauty salon.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Klukwan neighborhood has more Native American and Canadian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 62.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Native American ancestry and 1.5% have Canadian ancestry.

Klukwan is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 16.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Native American languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.8% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The Klukwan neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Residents of the Klukwan neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 76.7% of the residents have a commute time from home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.2% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Despite all of the residential real estate here in the Klukwan neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout has discovered that much of it is vacant. In resort or second-home vacation areas, this naturally occurs because homes and apartments are seasonally occupied, and empty for a portion of the year. In non-vacation or resort areas, however, this can be an indicator of property abandonment or a weak real estate market. The vacancy rate here is 55.6%, which is higher than 99.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

In addition, one of the notable things about Klukwan is that it is one of the quietest neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and quantitative rating of quietness. When you are here, you will find it to be very quiet. If quiet and peaceful are your cup of tea, you may have found a great place for you.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The government often provides some of the more stable jobs in the economy. From local, to state, to federal government workers, the government can also be a major employer. What NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed, is that the Klukwan neighborhood in particular stands out when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who are employed by the government. At 20.0% of its workforce, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than 99.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: People

If you are planning to retire in Alaska, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Klukwan may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in Alaska, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood more retiree-friendly than 97.6% of neighborhoods in AK. If a Alaska retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the Klukwan neighborhood in Haines are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 47.1% of the neighborhoods in America. With 33.3% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 76.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the Klukwan neighborhood, 45.7% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 34.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions (20.0%), and 11.4% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the Klukwan neighborhood in Haines, AK, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Native American (62.1%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (6.1%), and residents who report German roots (3.0%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (3.0%), along with some Welsh ancestry residents (1.5%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Klukwan neighborhood is English, spoken by 76.9% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Native American languages and Italian.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in Klukwan neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (76.7% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (33.3%) bicycle to get to work. In addition, quite a number also drive alone in a private automobile to get to work (30.0%) and 23.3% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work for their daily commute. It is rare for a neighborhood to have the highest proportion of its residents using a bicycle to get to work, so if you like to bike, this might be a great neighborhood for you.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

44 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

67 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Klukwan 0.101011101001110
Haines 0.101011101001110
Alaska 7.30

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Klukwan 0.101011101001110
Haines 0.101011101001110
Alaska 28.18

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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Klukwan 0.101011101001110
Haines 0.101011101001110
Alaska 8

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

65 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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CHATHAM SCHOOL DISTRICT


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Better than of AK school districts.

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to AK Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Klukwan School
Mile 22 Haines Highway
Klukwan, AK, 99827
KG-12
Chatham Correspondence School
500 Big Dog Salmon Way
Angoon, AK, 99820
KG-12
Tenakee Springs School
123 Tenakee Springs Street
Tenakee Springs, AK, 99820
KG-12
Gustavus School
12 Gustavus Road
Gustavus, AK, 99826
KG-12
Angoon School
500 Big Dog Salmon Way
Angoon, AK, 99820
PK-12

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FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE
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